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DE-740 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1943-Keel Date: 24 FEB 1943
at Western Pipe and Steel Company Los Angeles CA
JUN1943-Launch Date: 20 JUN 1943
NOV1943-Commissioned: 30 NOV 1943
MAY1946-Decommissioned: 31 MAY 1946

DE-740 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Andrew Kenneth Waterman

Complement: 15 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1240 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 21 knots

Range: 10 800 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Transferred to Peru 21 February 1952